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    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 449

    TWO SILVER AND SILVER-GILT RUSSIAN ICONS

    VARIOUS MAKERS AND TOWN MARKS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    TWO SILVER AND SILVER-GILT RUSSIAN ICONS
    VARIOUS MAKERS AND TOWN MARKS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The first cloisonne enamel icon of Christ pantokrator in blessing, marked for Moscow, unidentified maker's mark in cyrillic 'ShI', circa 1880; the icon with the 'Virgin and Child', marked for Moscow, 1908-1917, unidentified maker's mark 'A.E'; together with a silvered metal icon depicting the 'Virgin and Child', with two initials on each sides and amber inlayed in the oklad, apparently unmarked
    12 in. (30.7 cm.) high, the tallest


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD D. BASS, PART I